Upcoming Events

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm ET

On August 23, 2017, WaterISAC will convene its monthly Water Sector Cyber Threat Briefing. For this month's briefing, the Real Estate Information Sharing and Analysis Center (RE-ISAC) will be briefing on the Commercial Facilities Sector's information sharing posture and threat environment. They are presenting alongside Department of Homeland Security ICS-CERT, who will cover the latest cyber threats facing the Water and Wastewater Systems Sector. Register at GoToWebinar.

Arlington, Texas (at Trinity River Authority), 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CDT

On September 12, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies, WaterISAC and the Trinity River Authority are co-hosting a free workshop in Arlington, Texas to help water and wastewater systems and their counterparts in the power sector improve their resiliency during power outages.  Registration is required.

Keynoting the event will be Cheryl Mele, Chief Operating Officer, Electric Reliability Council of Texas.

The workshop will include a facilitator-led discussion focused on coordination efforts in a regional power outage scenario.

Case-studies, presentations and discussion will focus on:

  • Power resiliency efforts at Texas drinking water and wastewater utilities.
  • Customer expectations for water and electric utilities.
  • Effects of Clean Air Act regulations on the use of generators.
  • Planning for long-duration power outages.
  • Electric sector emergency planning and response.
  • Microgrids and co-generation as resilience measures.

Speakers will include representatives from Fort Worth Water Department, Dallas Water Utilities, Tarrant Regional Water District, City of Garland Water and Wastewater Services, Oncor, Energy by 5, U.S. EPA and WaterISAC.

Lunch will be provided.

Continuing education credits for Texas drinking water and wastewater utility operators are being applied for.

Register for free at https://us-epa-water-energy-tx.eventbrite.com.

Tempe, Arizona (at Salt River Project’s PERA Club), 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MST

On September 14, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, WaterISAC, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies and local utilities are co-hosting a free workshop in Tempe, Arizona to help water and wastewater systems and their counterparts in the power sector improve resiliency during power outages.  Registration is required.

Case-studies, presentations and discussions will focus on:

  • Planning for long-duration power outages.
  • Power resilience efforts at Arizona water and wastewater utilities.
  • Co-generation and micro-grids as power resilience measures.
  • Clean Air Act regulations impacting back-up generator use.
  • Electric sector emergency planning and response.

Speakers will include representatives from Phoenix Water Services Department, Scottsdale Water, Central Arizona Project, Salt River Project, U.S. EPA, Electric Infrastructure Security Council, Black & Veatch and WaterISAC. Also, representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers, Arizona Public Service Company and Arizona Division of Emergency Management are invited to speak.

Lunch will be provided.

This workshop will be eligible for PDHs towards ADEQ Operator Certification.

Register for free at https://us-epa-water-energy-az.eventbrite.com.